Goodman Will Light New Marquee in Conjunction with Ghostlight Project

Goodman Will Light New Marquee in Conjunction with Ghostlight Project

Goodman Theatre will illuminate its new marquee for the first time during a public ceremony on Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 pm. A visual replica of the original, which was erected in 2000 and damaged by an electrical fire last spring, the new sign will use less than one-tenth of the...

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Goodman Announces Cast and Creatives for First 4 Shows of 2017

Goodman Announces Cast and Creatives for First 4 Shows of 2017

Goodman Theatre announced today complete casting and creative teams for four 2017 productions, GLORIA, UNCLE VANYA, DESTINY OF DESIRE, and KING OF THE YEES.

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Second City’s TWIST YOUR DICKENS at GOODMAN Announces Casting 

Second City’s TWIST YOUR DICKENS at GOODMAN Announces Casting 

Pictured: Ron West The Second City and Goodman Theatre have announced casting for The Second City’s seasonal satire, TWIST YOUR DICKENS.  Returning to Goodman Theatre for its third year and directed by Ron West, the production features West (Scrooge) Joel Boyd (Ghost of Christmas Past), Joe Dempsey (Jacob Marley), Sarah...

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WONDERFUL TOWN is Simply Wonderful

WONDERFUL TOWN is Simply Wonderful

(l-r) Jordan Brown (Wreck), Kristin Villanueva (Helen), Bri Sudia (Ruth) and Lauren Molina (Eileen). Photo by Liz Lauren.  WONDERFUL TOWN, now playing at the Goodman Theatre, is the quintessential example of the traditional musical. Big chorus numbers, a simple, but heartfelt plot, and an ending that wraps up suddenly and...

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Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Evan Linder  Goodman has selected four Chicago-based writers for the 16/17 Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. The 2016-2017 playwrights are Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones,...

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Goodman Adds Eight More WONDERFUL TOWN Performances

Goodman Adds Eight More WONDERFUL TOWN Performances

Goodman Theatre has announced they will extend WONDERFUL TOWN.

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Bri Sudia – Crafting Her Own Path in Chicago Theater

Bri Sudia – Crafting Her Own Path in Chicago Theater

“I wasn’t really going to be an actor,” Bri Sudia insists. When I got a chance to interview her over the phone, she was fresh from rehearsal, stretching out after a long day at the Goodman, where she stars as Ruth Sherwood in the Mary Zimmerman-directed WONDERFUL TOWN.

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Goodman’s Full NEW STAGES Schedule and Casting Announced

Goodman’s Full NEW STAGES Schedule and Casting Announced

Casting is complete for the three “developmental productions” featured in Goodman Theatre’s 13thannual New Stages festival, a free celebration of new works by both established and emerging playwrights. The three plays, which are staged in repertory with modest production values following three weeks of rehearsal, include BLUE SKIES PROCESS by Abe...

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Interactive PLAY ‘N 90 Returns to Goodman Theatre

Interactive PLAY ‘N 90 Returns to Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre announces the return of PLAY ‘N 90 an interactive series in which families with children aged 5-12 fashion a theatrical creation in just 90 minutes.

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LuPone. Ebersole. WAR PAINT.

LuPone. Ebersole. WAR PAINT.

WAR PAINT is a master class in acting taught by Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. It’s also damn good reminder that women can not only carry a show, but they can slather it in face cream and wrap it up in a pretty pink bow, all while bringing down the house just for walking on stage.

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